Asad Majeed appointed new Foreign Secretary
ISLAMABAD: Dr. Asad Majeed Khan has been appointed as new Foreign Secretary, Foreign Office (FO) spokesperson said. An official notification in this regard by Establishment Division said transfer has been made with immediate effect and until further orders. Asad Majeed a BS-22 career diplomat is presently posted as Pakistan’s Ambassador to Belgium, European Union and Luxembourg a tweet by FO spokesperson said.
During his diplomatic career spanning over 34 years, Ambassador Khan has held several key diplomatic assignments. He served as Pakistan’s Ambassador to United States and Japan, Additional Foreign Secretary (Americas), Director General (Americas), Director General (West Asia), Pakistan’s Charge d’ Affaires ad interim to the United States, Deputy Chief of Mission at Embassy of Pakistan, Washington D.C, Additional Secretary (Foreign Affairs) at President’s Secretariat, Director General (United Nations), and Minister-Counsellor at Permanent Mission of Pakistan to United Nations.
He holds Doctorate in International Economic and Business Law from Kyushu University Japan and has been resource person at number of academic institutions.
Published in The Daily National Courier, December, 03 2022